Pippa became certified in fitness by the YMCA and ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) and then moved onto her formal training in Pilates becoming certified as a Stott Pilates Instructor in 2006. Pippa has been training on a one-to-one basis in both Matwork and Stott equipment based Pilates to a large and varied clientele in the Southeast London area before opening One One One Pilates in October 2010.
Greg completed his BSc. Physio (Hons) degree in South Africa in 1994 before moving to the U.K. in 2003. Since this time Greg has been developing his skills whilst working as a Physiotherapist in a private practice in the City where he has gained extensive experience treating a wide variety of conditions.
Greg specialises in sports injuries and post orthopaedic surgery rehab but also has a special interest in work related posture and the prevention of posture related injuries in office based staff. Part of his work involves doing presentations and training for companies on ergonomic posture management.
Greg’s sporting interests are distance running and long distance triathlon, having completed the Comrades Ultra-marathon and Ironman triathlon.
Greg is a firm believer in educating clients to better manage themselves in order to prevent injury.
Sharon is passionate about massage therapy, and considers massage to be an important part of maintaining good health. She loves meeting people and gets great satisfaction in improving the way people feel when experiencing stress or pain related issues. Although specialising in swedish, deep tissue massage Sharon carefully plans out the each massage in accordance with client needs and requests, personalising the experience for every individual.
Regardless of a client’s needs, she enjoys creating a warm, relaxing environment in which to wind down into deep relaxation mode.
Theresa is also a fully-qualified acupuncturist, having undertaken four years of training to gain a BSc in Acupuncture. She is a member of the British Acupuncture Council and is available for appointments at 111 Pilates on Thursdays.
Both Pilates and acupuncture feed Theresa’s interest in the mind-body connection between activity and health.
Sam believes that teaching clients to really understand the point of the exercises combined with increasing their awareness of how the body works delivers the best results. She is passionate about teaching and loves it when clients feel the benefits - particularly when clients claim to find muscles they never knew they had!
Sam strongly believes in the multifaceted benefits of pilates. She believes it keeps us strong and flexible but also has hugely positive effects relaxing the mind and helping us engage with our body and how we move. With focused pilates practice, Sam notes that you don’t just move better. You also breath better, sleep better, and live better!
In her ‘life before children’, Sam did a degree in French and Spanish and worked in Fashion before taking a break to have her two children and is more likely to be seen with an ice cream than a raw juice in her hand!
Despite the weather, Chiara loves living in London, where she has been based since 2012. Chiara has been a friendly and familiar face at 111 Pilates for the past 3 years and deals with the day to day management of the studio. Chiara also works as a Production Assistant in the Comics industry.